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Amber 39 SH EVYPOT,. TI JD8fAY MARORH5
I ~HODGO AUS ~IN,.
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. Attorney at La-s,
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q !EMMET P. CRAIG,
Attoaey and Opunelor at TI ,
O ce, o~ppoti FaPo ObFee .
suHIgVEPORT, LA. .
Will ,practice ~ in t the Court. of
9addo. WeSoto, .ahd Bosalir. 1IMw
L. 1, N.UTT,
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B ELE GRAP IlC.
Mepalahis, 3V ~acl 17.-By an arrival j1
from ]sIu:ed )No. 10 this evnnin g-it is si
stated that the enemy were slowly
shel~ig that place,, but no damage 't
' had been done. We can and will a
hold it. '1
The Lady Polk stopped the Fed- at
erals from planting a battery at 'Phil- b
o lip's Beld.. We drove them off and p,
I took 2.500 sacks of corn they used for al
Memphis, March 18.-A dispatch sc
from Clarksville, Ark., dated the 17th di
says nothing certain is known of the in
movements of theo enemy, but it is' f
believed they are falling back. Col.
Hdbert is a prisotner, and uninjured. cr
Augusta, Marcht 17.- -The Wil
' niington Journal has a dispatch dat'ed 5(
e oldsboro, N. C., .March 14th, which m
. says last night 20,d000 ederals land- is
ed near our batteries at N'wbern. he
Fifty gunboats attacked the bjttteries
and drove the men off.-r There is so or
much confusion that we are unable fao
to a- rtaian our loss. Our force was l.
700 . At 11 o'clock on Friday momr- of
ingethe .Twn of Newbernwas on fire
frgkm the enemy's shells. without a ha
moment's warning.' Two little steam- thi
er. with women and children on board
were fires on by thq'ederali. po
Lieut. 6ol. Bennett, of the' 51st no
Pennsylvanid regiment, Lieut. Kirby;
of the 43th New Yo..]. , and S. H. lb
'iesUGovernment agent and cotton 6th
broIer, w-ere captured)~y our pickets .
on Edisto Islap·, on Suuday, and cm
rfought to this city to-day. The Isi
prisoners were riding ins, a buggy di
hyn capturd. '- , Sn
SWilmington, Mrch 17.--Reports do
of the battle of Nlwbern differ wel~ boa
ateriaUll in details. L'The-nopt ap
parently reliable are, that tar forces
conslated of fi skeleton regiments
of infantry, and a. few aetillery com
, panes, srd a bwttalion, which came
in .time -to cover our retreat.' The
enemy's force was 22,000, with j.S
midalAe gunboats on our flank, and
formidable batteries-in our front, with
0a heavy reserve force. Our entire
force was about" 5000. -Our troops
!d. held their ground five wotirs; The
, militia first gave way. Our loss in
killed and wounded is from 100 to
er 160. Theg Inemy's loss is variously
stated at from 500 to 1000. -'The
only troops engaged were North
Carolinians. "Col. Avery and Maj. 1
3= Hoke are both killed! Lt. Col. Hay-|,
wood was not killed, as formerly re
00ported. A , fag of truce has gone i
Sdown and will return soon, when a full
report of casualties will be obtained. i
is Norfolk, March 17.--Several Fed- ,
o eral sailing ships aild four steamers r
are .in the Roads ". below "ortiuessli
Monroe. They do not venture to- t
ar wards Newport News. A French 1
n. war steamer is above Fort Monroe. (
- MeInphis, :[arch .19-The ene
Smy's gunboats came down near Is- I
il land No. 10 altd threw shell and slgot
at us. They 'tried to throw them Is
over the fortifications, into a field on 11
the Islandl, where our troops were I
rtationed, but no dmnage was done. n
Behiind th1ir gunboats the river was a
coverpd with transports: . Our gun- I
boats. attacked the enemy opposite 1
Tiptgnvile. After. two hours fight
Sing our boats- r'tired. Two of our
guboats were slightly damaged.- l
The Lady Polk received one ball
through her, and was slightly * in
.L jured. No lives were lost on our
y On Sunday scouts from Columbia
e 'Tenn. reported the uiemy advancing i
.1 and near at hand with a large force,
The bridge over Duck river was de
- sttyed 1y our forces. All other
- bridges leading to Columbia had' been n
I previously burnt. 500 to 1000 cav
r alry, under commalhd of Cols. Scott i
and Refile, took up a- position on the lit
t soutth s:de of t1. river, and 'on Moln- at
r day evening the enemy's cavalry ap
peared. At latest aecounts brisk
firing was going'on across the river. nu
There is 'a smazll amount of gov- m
crmnent store! at Columbic. of
A General from Iuka says that
50,000 federal were within seven
miles of that place. An engagement ca
is looked for in less than twenty-four ca
Richmond, March 16-An official i
order from the War Department an- an
f'ronces the appointment of Gen. ie
Robert E. Lee commnnding general
of the armies of the Confederacy.
I3'rashear City,, March 1S-We
have iust received a Havana paper of of
the 1Ith inst. inl
'the U. S. Pilot beat Nonpareil re- sa'
ports the Confederate steamer .nag
nolia captured, and at Key WV.t. we
Twenty-two .$tnboats. n d four an
lArge Steamers lgft that post on 4of
6th, leound South. th"
,Mepphis, Maih 20.-The eiiemy ha
cbnm.ehced shelling bur wQrks at tbh
Island"No. 10 on Satutrday at a long l
dist~nce * T"hey r6newed it agai o ye
Sunday, and" on 5ndiay brouglt agi
'doew~ eight gunboats and six mortar no4
boqats, and commenced firing again. we
sp- 'Thre6 `iqtia together
see uad iade s Sttit on Capt.
its R"&cur'di Iatte Xiidt. Clarke of
m- that battery *rasd lled. N.b other
rue battery . stain4 sany con derable
be damdge during the fo'i day's, bon
rId Oite of the Fedeial. ganboai. was
th disabled onh M;oday .a'w4 t
ire off.: Other boats ,were iijure , bunt
pa the extent of the damag* is not
he known. Our troobp seonduicted thepi
in selves with great spirit aniresoluttd.
to A special dispatch to dte city Pl
> pers says Serevant Kitte.s of McLl
be loch's brigat eseaped from thli
ib Yankees and reach d Fort Smith on
tj., the 19th inst. He ports the ene
y- my's loss in killed and woiunded at
e- 1000.' They t8ok 490' prisoners,
le many of whom are giizsenp. ` 'The'
ill Yankees are prearing for 4iot 1 I
d. attack. Gen. 4eigel A sligiti 1
da wounded in the arm. 'Two Texas 1
rs regiments, who went to bury' ofu
is dead, undes a flag of'truce, were fi-re
- upon by the enemy. Three thousia
h Yankees are'en route to" reinforce
' We learn lby a 'geileman fro
I- Marshall this evening, that it is L+e
it rted there that Price hiad been r
n inforced on the third day after the
n fight at Bostoi Mountain, by 6000 i
-e Indians under Pike, and one" regi
3. ment of Arkansans fror~Little Rock, i
s and had made another fight, in'whih t
i- he killed 8000 ' ankee5, and took
e 15,900 prisoner. " "
The Mortar Flet. -- A .great deal q
r is expucted of ). D. Porter's mertar i
fleet, whichl ison its way to ithe gulf. 1
and the pr.obable destiation of which *
is Mobile or Now Orleans. Bomb n
r vessels are nothing new in mo4den b
warfare. If they can be found effect- t]
iie in an except a species of war
faFe condemned and repudiated by 1
all civilized nations--he destruction n
- of towns and villages4 if will be a
new discovery. The British tried to 'I
send sodl e of their boats up the river g
in 1815, to co-operate with the arAy n
in the attack upon this city. The rt
little mud fort; at St. Philip held them ai
at bay for seven or eight days, and to
fiitlly drove them off, and yet they vi
neter got nearer to the fort. than a w
mile. The fort, 'as then under the M
command of Major Overton, an uncle at
of the present Governor-of Loqisiana.
The bomb kelates, as they wqre then
called, used mqftars of as large a w
caliber as those which Porter's fleet tii
carries. If Forts Jackson and St. tip
Philip are not able to drive them off "r
and destroy them, our liattcries must ca
be managed with far less skill and we
intrepidity than the small battery of FE
St. hilip was in 181i.--Delta.
good for Pat.-`5'he correspondent ch
of the Cincinnati Commercial, detail- "'o
ing tdie surrentler of Fort ionplson, be
When the Tennessee rsoners by
were -in line, many little incidents of do
an amusig. character took lace; one A]
of which I will relate. I laid to
them, "gentlemen, what ,could ever
have induced yenou to fight against ~n
that old flag?". A pleasant Ioeti g of
ld Irishman quicly replied, "plehse ad
yer honor, what made yop, fig'ht wt
aghinst the new fl~g?. Tell go that an
now.~ h iell khla wietht, Pat up
wvould have the last weor, I p~asrd. Iut
ter Bemk -
C.. d. . -"
le datede ral. the
ut irnm ewolt .as
i. . .Bnp'. toBe wiltI
- porefear'at uhlB.sIte;a -
il- the owrnly e ~
h® drire e 4of
qun ritl Rte:linded: ntempt '
e- tremblin at thei ar a
1, body pta.uit a th..w. .no.. o
SThL s t .im) mm .a bSab·fl. t.
a i .sciDrtain th& t e ge t . s es .
to eoknie a the.e li .,
0 hattle, fofr co pim of mronEt oir
'gaiiseed, and finally an entireltti l
ion. Ge. Bonapiart took w.ith "h
Sto Egypt twd companies o 'ýbika
and several balloons, bat tlhekerend. i
d- no e vice, and they were subse
Squently disbanded An n ttempt i
r made to revive - them iv Algri. I
1830, btthe re ian noe. oppnortmity
i fornnaking aelof tie.L. 'he Ress1~.u
Smade use of.ballonse ato Sebaitopol .
Sments of the .qiamLpaign tef . It y, in
r1849 th balloons oeretried ,kut gave
ano sati tion.
Federal arms.rts Watie.".
The Louisville J .a.ra ite iler
gence from Nailshilo.lehlto4 da
morning last. It tates iitil the ra
road connectien ''betwegmi,1 city'
and I~onjuville is urmplhete, ae atr
to. the bridge ten miles from Nal -
ville, pva.h was slightly- d,gh~,y
water on snidayr evening. . ..
McCook -has been placed in uoms
TIere was an election formuzici
pal1 officers in Nashville of Saturday,
whjch passed off qqietly. ' The re
tiring Mayor has issued a proclamº
tion exhorting all oitisey, to remiain
quiet and attend to thei usuenal avo
cations, " assuring, tihen that theyo"
would receive full rotqetionfrom te4
The greatqr portion of the silver
change in circulatioun Nashville is,
composed of' Alxican ollars and thq;
bogus half dpuais man actered at
NewOrleans. The shinuqstere issued;a
by the banks and pOfvate comoanie4
do hot pass as curincy.--Memnphis
Appeal. . ? '
To MAlak Good Baeki.g.-To a
kacup of ipotasses stit In 1aniblack
until it is thick. Ten adml the white
ef two.eggs, well beaten, nnd ta this
add a pint ofvinegawryhiskey, or rain
wat(er, (w*l~ikey.or vmegar is bost5)
itad put in a bottge for pse. Shake it
up befpre usiing. Try it, it -don't :cost